According to IGN, “the trailer might be all the Machete need[ed], and it’s fine to leave it at that if you want, but you have to step back and admire what Rodriguez and co-director Ethan Maniquis have done with the seed of an idea and three minutes of footage.” Video review after the break. Click here for more movie stills.

About 90 percent of the scenes from the trailer have been worked into the film somehow (either lifted directly or faithfully reshot) – an impressive bit of reverse engineering that couldn’t have been easy to pull off. Rodriguez has fleshed the story out in a way that’s as fun as it is extreme.

[via IGN]